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COVID-19 FAQs for Faculty and Staff

As we continue to monitor the developments of COVID-19 and receive new guidance from the UNC System Office, we are also making frequent updates to the COVID-19 FAQs for Faculty and Staff page.


COVID-19: Return to Campus Training

This page contains trainings and resources regarding accommodations and workplace flexibility for deans, department chairs, managers, and employees.


Benefits Resources During COVID-19

Visit this page for Benefits information including: health resources for both State Health Plan enrollees and those who are not members of the State Health Plan; Flexible Spending Account information; financial planning and market advice; retirement vendor updates and contact information; and more.


Wellness Resources During COVID-19

In light of the rapidly changing scenario we’re facing and the increase in telework, stress and anxiety levels may also be rising. We recognize the importance to share resources to help our community stay healthy both physically and mentally. Here you will find a collection of Work/Life and Wellness resources that we’ve gathered for you. We hope you will incorporate them in your new work-from-home routine and take advantage of the benefits they’ll bring you.


Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was enacted in March 2020 to address the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the U.S. community. Effective April 1, 2020, it includes two parts that provide paid leave benefits to UNC-CH employees: Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and Expanded Family Medical Leave (EFML).


Student Hire FAQs

FAQs related to hiring student employees during COVID-19


Updates from

Following the UNC System directive to significantly reduce campus operations and services, many of Carolina’s buildings are closed and in-person, non-essential services have been suspended.

Carolina will continue to monitor updates from the CDC, the state health department and The University of North Carolina System and will use their guidance and recommendations on our campus. This UNC Coronavirus webpage will continue to be updated as new information is announced.


The Well: If you need help

The Well has compiled a list of resources for faculty and staff in need of assistance. While some of these resources are Chapel Hill/Orange County-based, this list is not an exhaustive list of available services.


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